Academic journal article Journal of Pan African Studies

The Pan African International 2014 Leadership Symposium

Academic journal article Journal of Pan African Studies

The Pan African International 2014 Leadership Symposium

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California State University, Northridge

Department of Africana Studies

221 Santa Susana Hall, 18111 Nordhoff Street

Northridge, California 91330-8315

August 29-30, 2014

10 AM to 5:00 PM: Free Admission

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The purpose of the symposium is to acknowledge and advance progressive ideas, leadership, projects and programs in Africa and throughout the African world community, designed to develop the intellectual, social, economic and cultural vitality of people of African heritage. The symposium is open to all and is expected to attract scholars, activists, practitioners and others concerned with the intellectual, social and cultural life of people of African heritage around the world.

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The Journal of Pan African Studies California Institute of Pan African Studies Department of Africana Studies: California State University, Northridge Northridge Center of the University Student Union 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, California 91330 Department of Africana Studies: California State University, Dominguez Hills 1000 East Victoria Street, LCH B302, Carson, California 90747 Revolution Financial Management

Raison d'etre

The purpose/reason of this symposium is to acknowledge and advance progressive ideas, leadership, projects and programs in Africa and throughout the African world community designed to develop the intellectual, social, economic and cultural vitality of people of African heritage.

Participatory Context

The symposium is open to all and is expected to attract scholars, activists, practitioners, delegates and others concerned with the intellectual, social and cultural life of people of African heritage around the world.

Procedures and Expected Outcomes

Via panel discussions, round tables and concise presentations followed by audience discussion, scholar-activist and others participants will present and discuss their work, exchange of information, hear a keynote speakers and refine their techniques, methods, and skills for future and ongoing Pan African development projects. The symposium will also feature a book award for the best non-fiction book on African American or African world history and culture (first, second and third prize). The winners of the book awards will be announced along with the symposium summary and resolutions in a future issue of The Journal of Pan African Studies, an open-access award-winning on-line journal that reached over a million readers world-wide in 2013.

Nea Onnim No Sua A, Ohu *

Thank you for attending this momentous seminar on the important center topic of leadership and organizational development in the African world community in the 21st century. It is our hope that you will enjoy our days together and return to your place of work invigorated and ready to advance a progressive and revolutionary agenda that will excite the masses. The humble work we have done this past year on this project, from conception to reality is a testament to the inner strength we all have that awaits to be ignited into a new level of energy, and trans-disciplinary discovery.

In strength and unity,

Itibari M. Zulu, M.L.S., Th.D. Senior Editor, The Journal of Pan African Studies Executive Director, California Institute of Pan African Studies Convener, The Pan African International 2014 Leadership Symposium

E-mail: atjpas@gmail.com

* "He who does not know can know from learning" (a symbol of knowledge, life-long education and a continued quest for knowledge).

Planning Committee

Nana Adu-Pipim Boaduo FRC, Kurt B. Young, Itibari M. Zulu, Sr., Itibari M. Zulu, Jr., Aurelia D. Price, Salim Faraji, Oba T'Shaka, Agrippa O. Ezozo, Tyrene Wright, Kwali Tutashinda, Thelma Cameroon, Morgana L. Hall, Nyasha Grayman-Simpson, Jewel Leak, Celucien L. Joseph, Charles Quist-Adade, Yomi Olusegun-Joseph, Janette Robinson Flint, Julian E. …

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